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From 19:30pm to 22:00pm
Could you hide a secret that could tear your life and family apart? Decisions have consequences, sometimes farther reaching than anyone intends. What happens when a figure from the past returns, buried truths are revealed and the price of the American dream is laid bare?
“You can be better! Once and for all you can know there's a universe of people outside and you're responsible to it”
Join Midland Players in post war America, for Arthur Miller's classic All My Sons, a tragedy of the common man. 27th February - 2nd March 2019, directed by Ruth Deller.
Joe Keller, a successful businessman, lives comfortably with his wife, Kate, and son, Chris, in a suburban American neighbourhood. They have only one sadness in their lives – the loss of their other son, Larry, who went missing in World War II. After three years, Kate still clings to the hope that Larry is alive, but his childhood sweetheart, Ann, has returned to the town to marry Chris and start a new life. Larry’s loss is not the only part of the family's past they can't put behind them. Not everybody's forgotten the court case that put Joe's partner in jail, or the cracked engine heads his factory produced which caused it and dropped twenty-one pilots out of the sky ...
All My Sons runs Wednesday 27th February to Saturday 2nd March 2019, 7.30pm at the University of Sheffield Drama Studio, Glossop Road. Tickets £10 (£8 concessions) available from www.midlandplayers.co.uk, via firstname.lastname@example.org or on 07928 276 383
Midland Players have been active in Sheffield for over 40 years, developing a reputation for high quality theatre worthy of the professional stage. We perform two plays each year in the University of Sheffield's Drama Studio, plus other ‘projects’ in smaller venues. Our members come from across South Yorkshire and are encouraged to get involved with all aspects of production, including set design, sound and lighting, stage management and directing, as well as acting. Recent productions include Ibsen’s ‘ An Enemy of the People’; Agatha Christie’s ‘Go Back For Murder’; Richard Bean’s ‘One Man Two Guvnors’ and Alan Ayckbourn’s ‘Neighbourhood Watch’